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Inclusivity and Data Science

February 4, 2019

Brandeis discusses the biggest barriers to entry for people of color in data science, initiatives that currently exist and what we as a community can do to promote diversity.

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About Brandeis Marshall

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Dr. Brandeis Marshall is an Associate Professor of Computer Science in the Computer and Information Sciences Department at Spelman College. Her interdisciplinary research lies in the areas of information retrieval, data science, and social media. Dr. Marshall is the principal investigator of an NSF HBCU-UP Targeted Infusion Project entitled Data Science eXtension, which aims to integrate data science principles into the curriculum at Spelman and Morehouse Colleges. Other research includes the BlackTwitter Project, which blends data analytics, social impact and race as a lens to understanding cultural sentiments. 

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Meet our host
Hugo Bowne-Anderson

Hugo is a data scientist, educator, writer and podcaster at DataCamp. His main interests are promoting data & AI literacy, helping to spread data skills through organizations and society and doing amateur stand up comedy in NYC.

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